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Sensex jumps 593 points; Nifty reclaims 11,200

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Equity indices finished higher on Monday with the benchmark BSE sensex rising over 550 points led by gains in banking and auto stocks amid positive cues from global markets. The 30-share BSE sensex surged points or per cent to close at 37,982; while the broader NSE Nifty settled 177 points or 1.60 per cent higher at 11,228.
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MP: 'Wife-beater' ADG relieved of duties

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The Madhya Pradesh government on Monday relieved additional director general (ADG) Purushottam Sharma of his duties after a video of him purportedly beating his wife went viral.
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Farm laws protest: Punjab CM warns of ISI threat

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KALAN: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said his government would approach the Supreme Court over the issue of new farm laws. He also slammed the BJP-led central government, accusing it of snatching the rights of states. "Will it (Centre) leave anything with them to run their states," Singh asked.
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SBI rolls out festive offers for retail customers

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With the upcoming festive season, the country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced a slew of festive offers for its retail borrowers including 100 per cent waiver of processing fee for all customers applying for car, gold, and personal loans through Yono.
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Covid: BJP leader says will hug Mamata if infected

1 hour 58 min ago
Newly-appointed BJP national secretary Anupam Hazra has said that he would hug chief minister Mamata Banerjee if he is infected by the coronavirus to make her feel the pain of the families of Covid-19 patients. A police complaint was filed by the Trinamool Congress in Siliguri for the comments Hazra made at a party programme in Baruipur in South 24 Parganas on Sunday evening.
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Trump's firms paid $750 in taxes in US, $145,400 in India in 2017: Report

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Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in the year he was elected US president and also in his first year in the White House, according to a media report, which also said that he or his companies paid $ 145,400 taxes in India in 2017. Trump paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years — largely because he reported losing much more money than he made.
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SSR case live: All aspects being probed, CBI says

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The Narcotics Control Bureau had questioned Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Singh and Shraddha Kapoor. All the four actresses denied substance abuse in their statement to the investigating agency. On the other hand, Kshitij Prasand, who was briefly associated with a production house, has also been arrested by the NCB. As the NCB continues to probe the drug-link in the death case of Sushant Singh Rajput, his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty continues to stay in judicial custody. The hearing of Rhea and Showik Chakraborty's bail plea was deffered by the Bombay High Court till September 29.
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Preview: Misfiring RCB face MI’s might in IPL

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On Monday, RCB will take on Mumbai, who come into the match on the back of a comfortable victory against Kolkata Knight Riders. The contest will be as much about the rival captains — Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma — as their bowling attacks.
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TCS test will score freshers to make hiring easy

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TCS has rolled out an online national qualifier test for freshers that corporates can use for their hiring. The NQT is modelled on the lines of SAT score, a standardised test widely used for college admissions in the US. The NQT will test core cognitive capabilities but also plans to get into industry-specific knowledge and specialisation on skills required for performing particular job roles.
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Live: Punjab to move SC over new farm laws

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Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday held a sit-in protest against the farm laws, passed by the Parliament. He said his government would approach the Supreme Court over the issue. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates:
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'We’re in Cold War 2, China is Soviet Union’s heir'

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Chimerica is over. It began dying in the 2008 financial crisis. By 2015, it was dead – with Donald Trump’s election, its funeral began. We are now in Cold War 2 and the United States has woken up to the threat China poses. The Chinese also made their move too soon, before they were ready. Now, they find themselves increasingly isolated the world over.
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How Raj, Jharkhand gangs con people remotely

10 hours 58 min ago
A tiny tweak in the procedure to receive and process cybercrime-related complaints in the city has yielded rich dividends, both for victims and police.
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Raj: What led to violent clashes in Dungarpur

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The violent clashes between the tribal youths and police in Dungarpur and surrounding areas over recruitment of teachers is the result of the years of simmering tension between the tribal and non-tribal communities over establishing domination in the region.
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We don’t even smoke, said four actors: NCB official

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Actors Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Singh and Shraddha Kapoor, who were questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), have all denied substance abuse. They said they were referring to hand-rolled cigarettes in their WhatsApp messages which mention the word “doob”. “They said they don’t even smoke cigarettes,” said an NCB official. ​
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‘R value’ dip in 5 high-burden states raises hope of slowing Covid spread

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The dip in the national R value – indicating the likely number of people a Covid positive person can infect – to below 1 in the last week in five high burden states helped moderate India’s curve of active infections, but durability of the gains depends on continued progress in these states and profile of the disease in five metros.
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RBI may push headless LVB to merge

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